Operation Military Nomenclatureby Nikki Tundel, Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, Minn. — You need a lot of things to run a first-rate military campaign -- not the least of which is a catchy title.
Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Desert Shield. Operation Nimble Archer.
Like any business, the military uses marketing to shape public perception. And it puts a lot of effort into naming its operations.
Reporter Nikki Tundel and Current host Mary Lucia discuss the art of military monikers.